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Nov 28, 2005, 12:30 (0 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Marco Fioretti)

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"Linux and the Free Software movement are slowly but constantly getting closer to the general public in Italy. More confirmation came last Thursday, when the home page of La Repubblica, one of the biggest national newspapers, displayed a smiling penguin linking to a full-blown article presenting the 'Fifth Edition of the National Day of Linux and Free Software, celebrated with 97 events in 94 cities from Agrigento (Southern Sicily) to Aosta (in the Alps).'

"In Rome, previous editions of Linux Day had been organized together by LUG Roma and LUG Tor Vergata. This year they were joined from two more LUGs, the one at La Sapienza University in Rome and the one from Anguillara Sabazia, on the nearby Lake of Bracciano..."

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